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Tim Head (b. London 1946) studied at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne [1965-69] and St Martins School of Art [1969-70].

Solo shows include MOMA, Oxford [1972], Whitechapel Art Gallery, London [1974], Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol [1975], Henie-Onstad Kunstcenter, Hovikodden [1978], Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge [1978], Serpentine Gallery, London [1979], Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane [1979], Third Eye Centre, Glasgow [1980], Provinciaal Museum, Hasselt [1983], ICA, London [1985], Whitechapel Art Gallery, London [1992], City Art Gallery, Manchester [1993], Kunstverein Freiburg, Kunstverein Heilbronn, Stadtgalerie Saarbrucken, Kunstverein Braunschweig [1995], Osterwalder’s Art Office, Hamburg [1995, 1997, 2002], The Drawing Gallery, London [2006],Huddersfield Art Gallery [2009], Kettle’s Yard Cambridge [2010], Wilkinson Gallery, London [2011] Modern Art Oxford [2013].

Group shows include Documenta 6, Kassel [1977], ‘British Art Now’, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Royal Academy, London [1980], British Pavilion, Venice Biennale [1980], 15th John Moores Liverpool Exhibition – awarded 1st Prize [1987], ‘Days Like These’, Tate Triennial, London [2003] and 7e Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon [2003], ‘Room Divider’, Wilkinson Gallery, London [2010], ‘Broken Stillness’, Salisbury Arts Centre and Ido Gallery, ISEA 2011, Istanbul [2011], ‘Signs of a Struggle’ Victoria & Albert Museum, London 2011, ‘The Indiscipline of Painting’, Tate St Ives and Mead Gallery, University of Warwick [2011-12], Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London [2012], Café Gallery, London [2012], Trinity Contemporary, London [2013] ‘The Edge of Painting’, The Piper Gallery, London [2013].

Public commissions include National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford [1985], Science Museum, London [1995], Artezium Arts and Media Centre, Luton [1998], Eurythmics Peace Tour [1999], ‘Light Up Queen Street’ Corporation of London [2005]. Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford [2008], Designs for Liberty Art Fabrics and Nike [2012], Artist in Restaurant, Pied a Terre London [2013].

Public Collections include The Tate Gallery, The Arts Council of Great Britain, The British Council, The British Museum, London, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, The Gulbenkian Foundation, The Contemporary Art Society, Leeds City Art Gallery, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, City Art Gallery, Southampton, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Teaching at Goldsmiths College School of Art, University of London 1971-79 and The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London 1976-2011